John is the proprietor of Queer Eye Photography and Design; serving central Ohio’s GLBT photography and graphic design needs. His artistic oeuvre covers over a decade of the female illusion culture in central Ohio and beyond. In the past he has served as lead photographer for Axis Nightclub, shooting many of the RuPaul Drag Race stars as well as many of the local and state pageantry systems. John is a contributing photographer for local queer culture magazine, Quorum, and Who’s Who in GLBT Columbus.
John authored his first book in 2010; a photo-documentary titled The “Ladies”of Ohio, Digital Divas, a coffee table book documenting the Ohio Female illusion culture and is working on his second edition.The same year he and his partner created ToJo Productions. Under this name, they owned city preliminaries in Miss Gay Ohio America, (Miami Valley and Columbus), Mr.and Miss Ohio Gay Pride (Miami Valley), Miss Gay Ohio UsofA (Columbus) and the newly formed Miss Gay Ohio( Columbus) pageant systems where the art of female illusion is supported.
In 2013 John won the Tara Richmond for Pride in Pageantry, given to individuals who give their time to the Ohio Gay Pride system. John Sherman Lathram lll, resides with his partner Thomas Brungs of ten years in Columbus, Ohio.
John completed his masters degree in 2004 in Applied Robotic technologies in the Art and Technology program at The Ohio State University. He is also an active volunteer photographer for Habitat for Humanity.